Archive for February, 2011

Former Demon Coach Gets 500th Win

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 8:44 am

The Sigourney boys basketball coach hit a career milestone last night in a win over HLV. In a tight game Sigourney beat HLV 50-46.

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Area Wrestlers Get Ready for District Tournaments

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 8:25 am

Three Demons wrestlers will be headed to Clear Creek Amana tomorrow for district wrestling tournament.

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IMS Girls Advance in Postseason

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 8:06 am

The IMS girls basketball team has advanced in the postseason with a win over WACO.

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Census Data Shows Gains And Losses For Our Area

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 7:41 am


The 2010 Census results are in, and Washington County is among those counties in the state of Iowa who have grown their populations. 

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Washington School Board Agrees to Sharing Agreement

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Washington School District has agreed to enter a sharing agreement with the WACO school district to share some services one day a week. 

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State Theater Fundraiser

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

A fundraiser is being held tomorrow to raise funds to renovate the exterior of the State Theater in Washington.

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Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grants

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Washington County Riverboat Foundation Grant applications for spring 2011 are now available. 

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Little Flood Risk Despite Warm Weather

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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With temperatures rising into the 40’s over the weekend and possibly into the 50’s by the end of next week, much of the snow that is blanketing southeastern Iowa will likely disappear into our creeks and rivers.  

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No Action Taken Regarding Flood Insurance Program

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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The Kalona City Council met in the Kalona Community Center this week and during their meeting, an update was heard on the downtown revitalization project. 

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Area Blood Need Urgent

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The need for blood is urgent in southeast Iowa. 

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Free Income Tax Services In The Area

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:22 am

Washington County residents have an opportunity for free tax preparation. 

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Stanley Doig

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 2:47 am

An informal gathering of coffee and fellowship in honor of 96 year old Stanley Doig of Washington will be from 1:00 to 3:00 on Tuesday at the Beatty Funeral Home. 

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Final Area Basketball Scores February 10, 2011

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Boys Basketball

Mid-Prairie 68

Fairfield 53

Girls Basketball

IMS   41

WACO 36

Pekin    58

Wapello  40

Bonnie Pickard

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

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Funeral Services for 59year old Bonnie Pickard of Kalona will be held at 10:30 am Monday at the Kalona Mennonite Church. 

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Wanted-Lhasa Apso Schnauzer

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:27 am

Wanted
Lhasa Apso Schnauzer
319-863-8082

Wanted-Bunk beds & Zumba DVD’s

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:23 am

Wanted
Bunk beds
Zumba workout DVD’s
319-325-4946

Honda Racing bike, Crossbow, Monitor

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:19 am

For Sale
2002 Honda CR80R racing bike – $900
Crossbow – $400
Acer monitor and keyboard – $25
319-325-8359

GMC Truck

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:14 am

For Sale
1991 GMC 3/4 ton pick-up, new parts, V6 – $1800 OBO
319-330-3185

Firewood

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:10 am

For sale
Firewood
641-233-0044

Chocolate Lab puppies

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 9:07 am

For sale
AKC registered chocolate lab puppies, 7 weeks old, mother on site – $350
319-461-0887